Principal 3rd Horn – Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Australian Hometown: Melbourne
Education: Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Saul Lewis has been a member of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Horn section since 2009 and holds the position of Principal Third Horn. After completing his A.S.C.M. at the Sydney Conservatorium, Saul was awarded a Big Brother Scholarship and studied with many of the pre-eminent horn players in London and Germany. He later completed his Masters Degree in Performance in Sydney under Tony Buddle and became Principal 3rd Horn with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra in 1994.
He has played with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony and Australian Chamber Orchestra as well as being active in the commercial scene on film scores. Saul was a founding member of the Sydney wind quintet Enigma Five and was reviewed for his “fine horn playing” in a concerto performance with Cove Chamber Ensemble in 1991. He won the position of Principal 3rd Horn with the MSO in 2010 and is also teaching at Monash University and the University of Melbourne
Last updated 2018